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The morning after desert winds kicked up Death Valley into a whirling sand storm, sun beats down on the newly smoothed and sensuous curves of Mesquite Flat Dunes.

Mesquite Flat Dunes, Death Valley National Park, California, USA
Canon EOS 40D with Canon EF100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens
Focal length 400mm, ISO 200
Exposure 1/40 sec at f/5.6

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The World As We See It Or as we missed it July 24 2012
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During an unexpected chance to experience Africa, a seed was planted. Nurtured by subsequent forays into wild places, this photographer was born.

Jacques Cousteau said “People protect what they love.” And we’ve all heard that “A picture is worth a thousand words.” So, enough with this. My photography says the rest. Thanks for listening.

Sylvia J. Zarco
aka Owed to Nature

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Comments

  • marilyn diaz
    marilyn diazover 2 years ago

    Fantastic, beautiful shot.

  • Thank you so much Marilyn!

    – Owed to Nature

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank You so VERY much for your feature and support! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Great color and light!

  • Thank you Cindy! This was shot at midday under challenging bright sunlight so your comment is rewarding and so very much appreciated. …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Lenore Senior
    Lenore Seniorover 2 years ago

    Fantastic work!

  • Thank you so much Lenore! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanover 2 years ago

  • Thank you for the honor and Feature! Both so very much appreciated and happily enjoyed… Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • Adri  Padmos
    Adri Padmosover 2 years ago

    Excellent capture..!

  • Thank you so very much Adri! …Sylvia

    – Owed to Nature

  • dgrizzle
    dgrizzleover 2 years ago

    how did I miss this wonderful image, it is stunning!

  • Many, many thanks and heartfelt appreciation for such great comments and faves!!! ;-)

    – Owed to Nature

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